Wichita Wings

After losing lead, Blast finish off Wichita, 12-6, at 1st Mariner Arena

The Blast had a difficult time finishing off scoring chances for much of Saturday's game against the visiting Wichita Wings, enabling them to hang around long enough to make it appear that they might leave 1st Mariner Arena with a win.

But Blast rookie forward Marco Mangione changed all that with one poised touch early in the fourth quarter.

Shortly after the Wings tied the game with six straight points, Mangione skillfully chested a ball to his left foot and then perfectly placed a volley to the near post to give the home team the lead back.

"The guy left me...